\jˈɛlə͡ʊɪʃ bɹˈa͡ʊn], \jˈɛlə‍ʊɪʃ bɹˈa‍ʊn], \j_ˈɛ_l_əʊ_ɪ_ʃ b_ɹ_ˈaʊ_n]\
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2011 - English Dictionary Database
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  • type multiple endocrine neoplasia characterized by virtually 100% incidence medullary thyroid carcinoma, a 50% pheochromocytoma, and lesser adenomas associated hyperparathyroidism. condition always transmitted through autosomal dominant inheritance. Genetic testing can identify individuals with the trait in early infancy. Treatment is usually excision of enlarged parathyroid glands. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, pp1172-75)
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